Colourful character in a muted part of the market
All-new CR-V is a big step up. Not perfect, but a worthy rival to the best in this class
Not sexy, not fun, not a heartstring-tugger, but by gum is this a clever car. Brilliantly fit for purpose
A saloon car for people who don’t really care about/enjoy driving, but quite like big mpg and a nice stereo
Every Lexus trait wrapped up in a tight 3 Series sized package. Superb design, forgettable to drive, probably quite nice to own.
Lexus makes a posh compact SUV but forgets to make it drive well.
To call this a posh Prius may sound a little harsh, but that’s what it is.